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There are 4 ways to get from Tampere to Varkaus by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Tampere asema to Pieksämäki asema Hki - Pm / ...
  2. Take the train from Pieksämäki asema to Varkaus Pm - Jns / ...

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Kalevan kirkko to Lahti Matkakeskus terminaali Tampere linja-autoasema - Kotkan linja-autoasema
  2. Take the bus from Lahti - Matkakeskus to Varkaus - Matkakeskus F23 / ...

$28 - $38

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Tampere to Varkaus 171 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tampere (TMP) to Kuopio (KUO) TMP - KUO
  2. Take the bus from Kuopio to Varkaus Matkakeskus

$165 - $528

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The cheapest way to get from Tampere to Varkaus is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampere to Varkaus is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampere to Varkaus. However, there are services departing from Kalevan kirkko and arriving at Varkaus - Matkakeskus via Lahti - Matkakeskus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampere to Varkaus. However, there are services departing from Tampere asema and arriving at Varkaus via Pieksämäki asema. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Tampere and Varkaus is 232 km. The road distance is 273.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Varkaus without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Tampere to Varkaus, including transfers.

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Tampere to Varkaus bus services, operated by Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab, depart from Kalevan kirkko station.

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Tampere to Varkaus train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), depart from Tampere asema station.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Varkaus is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 26€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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  • Distance: 145.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Tampere, Finland and Varkaus, Finland?

You can take a train from Tampere to Varkaus via Pieksämäki asema in around 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampere to Varkaus via Lahti - Matkakeskus in around 5 h 54 min.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Tampere to Kuopio via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Finnish Railways (VR)
Phone
+358 600 41900
Website
vr.fi
Train from Tampere asema to Pieksämäki asema
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
www.vr.fi
Train from Pieksämäki asema to Varkaus
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
www.vr.fi
Bus operators
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Phone
0600 555 840
Website
pohjolanliikenne.fi
Bus from Kalevan kirkko to Lahti Matkakeskus terminaali
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
Oy Pohjolan liikenne Ab
Paunu Express Bus
Phone
020 764 94 00
Email
etunimi.sukunimi@paunu.fi
Website
paunu.fi
Bus from Kalevan kirkko to Lahti Matkakeskus terminaali
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
Väinö Paunu Oy
Onni Bus
Phone
+358 600 02010
Email
info@onnibus.com
Website
onnibus.com
Bus from Lahti - Matkakeskus to Varkaus - Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
onnibus.com
Bus from Kuopio to Varkaus Matkakeskus
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
onnibus.com

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There is no direct flight from Tampere Airport to Kuopio Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Tampere to Varkaus bus services, operated by Onni Bus, arrive at Varkaus - Matkakeskus station.

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Tampere to Varkaus train services, operated by Finnish Railways (VR), arrive at Varkaus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampere to Varkaus is 274 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Tampere to Varkaus.

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Finnair offers flights from Tampere Airport to Kuopio Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Varkaus. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tampere to Tampere Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs .

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